FLSA Doesn't Compel Extra Retaliation Damages: 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (February 14, 2013, 5:33 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit held Wednesday that the Fair Labor Standards Act does not require courts to award liquidated damages when an employer has been found liable for retaliation, upholding a lower court judgment in a suit brought against Appliance Direct Inc.'s CEO.

Addressing a “question of first impression” raised on appeal by three former Appliance Direct truck drivers, a three-judge panel affirmed a lower court's decision not to award liquidated damages to the employees despite a finding that Appliance Direct CEO Sei Pak was liable for...
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